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Reindeer as a keystone species in the North

Circumpolar Ph. D. Network in Arctic Environmental Studies. Ph. D. Course

Reindeer as a keystone species in the North

biological, cultural, and socio-economic aspects : proceedings of the 1st CAES PhD Course, 1-15 September 2000, northern Finland, Finnmark, Norway, and Kola Peninsula, Russia

by Circumpolar Ph. D. Network in Arctic Environmental Studies. Ph. D. Course

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Published by CAES, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland [distributor] in Rovaniemi, Finland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Northern.
    • Subjects:
    • Reindeer -- Economic aspects -- Europe, Northern.,
    • Reindeer herders -- Europe, Northern.,
    • Reindeer industry -- Europe, Northern.,
    • Keystone species -- Europe, Northern.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementeditors Päivi Soppela ... [et al.].
      SeriesArctic Centre reports,, 38
      ContributionsSoppela, Päivi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.U55 C556 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p. :
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3767504M
      ISBN 109516348386
      LC Control Number2003488549


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